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Tacit

Implied or indicated withiut being stated

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Contentious

Likely to cause disagreement or argument

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Mire

Heavy deep mud. Soft, spongy earth

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Prodigious

Extraordinary or amazing in bulk, quantity, or degree

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Inveigle

To win over with ingenuity or flattery

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Rhetorically

Asked merely for effect with no answer expected

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Deigning

To condescend reluctantly and with a strong sense of the affront to one's superiority that. Us involved; to stoop to a lower level

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Entrenched

To establish solidly

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Anarchy

Absence of order

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Insidious

Harmful but enticing; awaiting a chance to entrap: treacherous

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Mordantly

Biting and caustic in thought, manner or style

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Enmity

Positive, active, and typically mutual hatred or ill will

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Effulgence

Radiant splendor. Brilliance.

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Latent

On the verge of developing or emerging but not yet visible

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Undulation

A wavy appearance, outline or form

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Amiably

Being friendly, sociable

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Irresolutely

Uncertain how to act or proceed, vacillating

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Reverie

The condition of being lost in thought; daydream

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Erratic

Characterized by lack of consistency, regularity, or uniformity

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Truancy

The act if behaving like one who shirks duty; especially one who stays out of school without permission

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Idiosyncratic

Characteristic peculiarity, eccentric

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Emissary

One designated as the agent of another; representative; a secret agent

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Transfigured

To give a new and typically exalted or spiritual appearamce to; transform outwardly and usually for the better

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Dispensation

An exemption from a law or from an impediment, vow, or oath